Category Archives: Bloom

Bloom 2017 – A Little Catch Up

  Time is flying. I have some flower arrangements to share from before we went away. Thought I better post them before winter sets in……. I picked a great big bucket of everything that was pickable just before we set … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – White Whites

Just popping in to share this vase of pretty white flowers, We are still stateside but this photo has me thinking just a little bit about home. Here we have Scabious, Ammi and Borage with one single sweet pea stem … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Candy Pink

I think I fall into this trap every year. Here in the UK the long school holidays start towards the end of July with the kids going back to school the first week of September. June and July goes by … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Sweet as a Sweet Pea

This was perhaps the second bunch of Lathyrus I have picked this summer, a welcome sight indeed. I chose a collection six packets of seeds from Sarah Raven this year. I sowed them all and had over 50 plants but … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Lime and Pink

After many years growing biennials here in the north of England I seem to have hit upon a successful formula for abundant blooms. In our garden they are not biennials but triennials! Sow in June, the following summer you get … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Update from the Garden

I thought is was about time I shared a few photos from the garden here. After all that talk of rain its good to look at these pictures, from a couple of weeks ago and see how much everything has … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – More Littles

Over the last week the weather here has returned to the usual summer offering…….cold and rainy! But the rain has been great for the garden and the cutting patches and soon, very soon, I’ll be collecting a few stems from … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Green and White

There is a growth spurt going on in the garden right now because we have had a week of hot, hot weather. As long I as I can keep watering all the plants should love this warm spell. I have … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Purple and White

I was looking back the other day at all the arrangements I’ve posted here and realised that I hadn’t done little vases for quite some time. I love littles and try to collect small glass jars and other containers that … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Be Bold

There is no wonder that Spring is many people’s favourite month. It starts of slow, subtle and gentle with snowdrops and daffodils. And as the temperature gets a little warmer we are hit between the eyes with a riot of … Continue reading

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